Archive for November 24th, 2011

Update Your Parent's Browser Day

I don't know about you guys, but my parents are terrible at computers and still use IE5. That's why I think Update Your Parent's Browser Day is a great new holiday we all should take advantage of: This year, though,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/update-your-parents-browser-day/

Internet Propaganda Posters

From Angry Birds to YouTube, the internet is already addicting enough, but just in case you need a little more motivation to enroll in your favorite time-wasting activities, here are some great propaganda posters....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/internet-propaganda-posters/

Winners of the 2011 Turkey Mold Contest

Every year, we announce the results of Danielle Spencer's Jell-O Turkey Mold Competition and for those of you who have been waiting to see the results this year, they're finally up. Here's the #2 winner, entitled Sch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/winners-of-the-2011-turkey-mold-contest/

Chuck The Sheep

It's been a while since we've posted a good Flash game, but Chuck the Sheep is certainly worth a play. You launch the sheep and move him up and down to land on the balloons. Don't miss a chance to fly with Chuck....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/chuck-the-sheep/

This Is How Kobayashi Does Thanksgiving

In celebration of Thanksgiving, and to top the record of eating 5 lbs. of turkey in 10 minutes set by Sonya Thomas, Japanese eating contest legend Takeru Kobayashi ate 7.5 lbs. of turkey in 10 minutes. Watch the vide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/this-is-how-kobayashi-does-thanksgiving/

A Twinkie-Stuffed Turkey

Miss C just posted about the Turdunkin, a turkey stuffed with donuts and brined in Dunkin' Donuts Coolatas, but if that's not enough to treat your turkey sweet tooth, then you might consider the Twinkie turkey: I spent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/a-twinkie-stuffed-turkey/

The Paper Art Of Tetsuya Watabe

These highly detailed and adorable little critter sculptures are made entirely out of paper by Japanese artist Tetsuya Watabe, who proves that paper art isn't limited to origami. However, don't get these little guys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/the-paper-art-of-tetsuya-watabe/

The Muppets Try Out For Different Roles

I've caught a fresh case of Muppet Fever thanks to the new movie, and I hope that a whole new generation of youngsters will find love for these fleece superstars. However, their career was in a slump for a while, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/the-muppets-try-out-for-different-roles/

Flash Rob

Internet meme is all fun and games until someone uses it to rob a convenience store. Here's what happened when the criminally-inclined use social media to organize the thievin' versi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/flash-rob/

One Of Japan's Last Great Swordsmiths

(YouTube Link) This guy is known for making some serious head choppers. Artisans like Korehira Watanabe are fading into history, as their creations are no longer in demand and the inherent secrecy of their craft makes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/one-of-the-japans-last-great-swordsmiths/

World War II Propaganda Short By Disney

(YouTube Link) Everyone joined in the war effort during World War II, helping out however possible stateside. Disney artists decided to join the cause by creating various forms of propaganda, like this surreal animate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/world-war-ii-propaganda-short-by-disney/

Captivating Spider Man Eye Collage

At a glance, it's a collage made out of random images that forms the shape of Spider Man's eye. Then you look closer, and you're drawn into his web of mystery as you try to make out the shape of all the little Spider...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/captivating-spider-man-eye-collage/

82-Year-Old Grandma Tries Pop Rocks for the First Time

YouTuber rcguymedia's grammy is 82-year-old and has never tried Pop Rocks before in her life. So what's a man to do? Why film her trying the candy for the first time, of cours...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/82-year-old-grandma-tries-pop-rocks-for-the-first-time/

Bound By Tradition

Foot binding was a tradition among Chinese women from around a thousand years ago to less than 100 years ago. Billions of women endured the crippling tradition, although many died trying to achieve the goal of "lotus fee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/bound-by-tradition/

Llama Art

I'm lovin' these clever llama illustrations by deviantART user gotbob. The Edward llama is positively sparkling! Check out more at the artist's page: Link | More llamas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/llama-art/

Octopus Table

This Octopus Table by artist Isaac Krauss is made out of bronze and pure awesomeness. Isaac and his collaborator Alex Friend put 1,500 hours and about $5,000 to build the 8-armed table...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/octopus-table/

Volkswagen's New Mail Van Follows Behind the Mail Carrier

This ain't your mail carrier's stodgy mail truck. Volkswagen has teamed up with the German Mail Service to design this sleek electric mail van called the eT! The van's good look...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/volkswagens-new-mail-van-follows-behind-the-mail-carrier/

Salmon Crossing a Road

(Video Link) There was only about an inch of water, but it was enough for these salmon in Mason County, Washington to participate in amphibious operations training. It's time to choose sides. Link -via Blame It o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/salmon-crossing-a-road/

Cat vs Dog: Who Rulez Teh Interweb?

Despite of what you may hear, cats are not the King of the Interweb. According to a new study of shared links by Bitly, dogs are still the top dog of cute animals on the Web:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/cat-vs-dog-who-rulez-teh-interweb/

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

(vimeo link) Alan Travers' very first stop-motion animation was inspired when his girlfriend Dee said she'd made her "legendary chocolate biscuit cake so many times now that the ingredients could make it by themselv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/chocolate-biscuit-cake/

Lucky Iron Fish Saves Lives in Cambodia

Anemia is a serious problem in Cambodia, leading to birth defects and impaired brain development. Chris Charles, a graduate student at the University of Guelph in Canada, was trying to persuade villagers there to inc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/lucky-iron-fish-saves-lives-in-cambodia/

Baby Santa Jacket

Baby Santa Jacket - $34.95 Are you looking for a festive and fun way to keep your favorite bundle of joy warm this holiday season? You need the Baby Santa Jacket from the NeatoShop. This adorable zippered coat is made...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/baby-santa-jacket/

Pumpkin Pie Cooked inside a Pumpkin

Blogger Brooklyn Supper suggests adding a bit of butternut or kabocha squash to a conventional pumpkin pie recipe for added flavor. You can read her recipe at the link. This gives me a crafting/cooking idea: a pum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/pumpkin-pie-cooked-inside-a-pumpkin/

How Straight-laced were the Pilgrims?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.How straight-laced were the Pilgrims? They tried to be, but you know how it goes. A sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/how-straight-laced-were-the-pilgrims/

Visions of Thanksgiving by Lisa Hanawalt

The secret to my wife's most wonderful and tasty turkey (stuffed with unpaid bills and expired medication) is finally outed, thanks to this clever bit of art by Lisa Hanawalt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/visions-of-thanksgiving-by-lisa-hanawalt/

Anthony Bourdain's Culinary Action Comic

Anthony Bourdain wears many hats these days-writer, host of 2 travel shows, and chef-at-large, but the fact that he's been working on a food inspired graphic novel seems like a surprising, and awesome, career choice....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/11/24/anthony-bourdains-culinary-action-comic/




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